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- (species): Saurischia - order; Tyrannosauridae - Family; Tyrannosaurinae - subfamily; Tyrannosaurini - tribe; Tyrannosaurus - genus
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- A giant carnivorous theropod dinosaur from the Cretaceous period.
- 1999, Fred Setterberg, America: True Stories of Life on the Road, →ISBN, page 244:
- Some of the most spectacular beasts in East Coast museums happen to be Tyrannosaurus rexes from Montana.
- 2003, Donald J. Richgels, Going to Kindergarten: A Year with an Outstanding Teacher, →ISBN, page 222:
- "Now, Dr. Richgels, you picked a folder from the story box. Could you show us the one that you picked?" Mine shows two Tyrannosaurus rexes fighting […]
- 2009, Allen A. Debus, Prehistoric Monsters: The Real and Imagined Creatures of the Past, →ISBN, page 251:
- So Lyell's view is not inconsistent with Dollo's Law of Irreversibility in that, under awful (i.e., evolutionary) changes, biological organisms would not follow the same unlikely path regenerating, say, DNA-exact Tyrannosaurus rexes from ancestral chicken stock in some future age.
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